The Case Against Arguing About Politics With Your Family at Thanksgiving
Two years after Election Day, Trump dominates virtually every aspect of public life. How about we take a break for a day?
Viewfinder: Pardoned Turkeys Strut on the White House Lawn
The two pardoned turkeys, Peas and Carrots, will spend the rest of their lives at a farm after the annual Thanksgiving presidential tradition.
Political Polarization Shortened Thanksgiving Dinners
New research finds that, after Trump's election, holiday gatherings with relatives who voted for the other party were often abbreviated.
The Week in Photos: From Unrest in Kenya to a Tree Farm in Oregon
A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
The Case for Arguing Politics With Your Family at Thanksgiving
This Thanksgiving, skip the extra beer and take the higher ground in your family debate; chances are, your relatives will follow your example.
In Praise of Pumpkin Pie, the Only Reason to Celebrate Thanksgiving
Some people are trying to eliminate pumpkin pie from your Thanksgiving. These people are not to be trusted.
Datebook: What’s Happening in November and December—and Why It Matters
From the Supreme Court-mandated date for California to relieve prison overcrowding to the New York City Marathon, events you should be aware of.